Bas Dijkstra is questioning the sense of blindly using Cucumber with Selenium just because everyone else does it. I've seen Cucumber being misused as a test runner, so I do agree with him. In short:
You don’t need Cucumber to make your tests readable to humans.
In the previous issues, I've included a bunch of articles on how to start web automation with Cypress. Now, let's go one level up and follow Ryan Yost's five handy techniques to make the testing even more efficient. Well, I didn't know about some of them. Did you?
You might have noticed some hype around XState these days and there's a good reason for that — it completely changes the way tests are defined. In this article, Tim Deschryver shows how to use this tool in practice to literally generate tests in Cypress!
Joe Colantonio shared another great article on load testing. This time he provides us with nine best practices. Or, if you prefer an audio version, there's a 20 min podcast too.